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Keg Steakhouse & Bar

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Downtown Halifax
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1712 Market St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2E3, Canada
(902) 425-8355
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4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 94
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pricey but good

Too bad you have to wait so long for a table, People do, however, and it is because the Keg is consistently good.If your steak is not done the way you like it,no problem in having it done to your satisfaction.Caesar salad very good and deserts excellent. A bit pricey but as they say, "You get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Tom O
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Dartmouth, Canada
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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214 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Halifax
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We just returned from a visit to the Keg. I ordered a shrimp cocktail and an 8 ounce sirloin with baked potato. My colleague ordered an 8 ounce sirloin with baked potato. My shrimp came and the smell was horrible. They were, as the waitress admitted, very bad. We returned those. My steak ordered well done came and it was... More 

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Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We chose the Keg to treat our granddaughter and her fiance to dinner between games of the Men's World Curling Championships in Halifax. It had been quite a few years since we had eaten at this particular restaurant but did eat at one in Ontario last Sept. We had made a reservation so didn't have much of a wait at... More 

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Antigonish, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

After at least a decade of hearing about The Keg last night was the first time we have eaten there and we were very impressed. Decor is intimate and cozy but not cramped. Food was very good. Our waiter Chris was superb; attentive, friendly, knowledgeable and professional. The whole experience was excellent and we would definitely go again and highly... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

With some food chains, I find the food can taste packaged but this is not the case with the Keg. We had calamari as well as a baked Brie to start. Delicious and I enjoyed the dipping sauces included with both. The steak was cooked to perfection and you can't say that about all restaurants ! With the appetizers and... More 

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Keg has been a well liked downtown eatery for near 35 years. We were in Moncton in the Summer 2013 and we ate at their Keg. It was a terrible meal. Food, service and ambiance were awful. My last visit to the Keg Halifax was at least six years ago. Having a KEG gift card for 15 months sitting... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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102 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The Keg is one of our "usual" spots for date night. The food and service is always consistent. Yes, you will probably have to wait a while if you show up on a Friday or Saturday night. It's a popular spot and they can only accommodate so many people at one. Last weekend we waited an hour for a table.... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Too bad you have to wait so long for a table, People do, however, and it is because the Keg is consistently good.If your steak is not done the way you like it,no problem in having it done to your satisfaction.Caesar salad very good and deserts excellent. A bit pricey but as they say, "You get what you pay for... More 

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Nova Scotia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

What does $31 get you... not much, a dried out, overcooked piece of salmon and a plop of tasteless ,mashed potatoes. Never saw the brussels sprouts that were on the menu. Seriously, $31 ???? Unbelievable that we stood in a line up outside on a cold weekend night to be gouged!!! (they don't take reservations... Never again!!! Overpriced and under... More 

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Lower Sackville, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

No matter what city you travel to, you can always count on the Keg to deliver superior food and great service. Went here last night for dinner with a few girlfriends, we had probably one to many cocktails... (hence my hangover today), and delicious delicious food!!! Had to say it twice because last night was probably the best steak I... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great food & always consistent! Especially love the filet....very tender & flavourful! Caesar salad is great....and love the double stuffed potatoes! Never have room for desert and always leave very satisfied! Try the Keg size Caesar....always delicious!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1712 Market St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2E3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: (902) 425-8355

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?